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FOX News
Feb 8, 2011 8:00pm EST
: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight: >> why did the majority of people in the polls not support obama care? >> actually, i think it's pretty evenly. >> bill: it's close. the majority don't support it? >> it's evenly guided, bill. >> bill: president obama says he believes most americans want his health care reforms. a new poll says that's not the case. we'll give you the stats. >> bill: another undercover tape showing a planned parenthood employee talking about covering up underaged sex. why is this organization getting taxpayer dollars? >> you condone the behavior on the tape of one of your employees covering up underaged sex trafficking? >> the hate from the bronx is doctored. >> you have seen the tape. >> i have not seen the full tape yet. >> bill: because before the controversy planned parenthood is now on the run. but we caught up with their spokesperson. >> you don't know whether it was doctored or not, do you? >> bill: caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. why americans are turni
FOX News
Feb 9, 2011 4:00am EST
"special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. we are learning more about president obama's upcoming budget request that is now just days away. it includes the usual and the unusual. specifically, a way to allow states to replenish their strained unemployment insurance funds. but who is going to pay the bill? white house correspondent mike emanuel looks for some answers. >> reporter: vice president biden rode amtrak train to sell the administration's plan to spend $60 million in six careers on high-speed rail. $8 million will be part of the budget plan released on monday. still, biden says the 2012 budget will reflect the administration's spending on cutting spending. >> it is going to hurt, hurt a lot of things we care about. but we have to get it under control. >> the new budget is also going to propose helping the 30 states from california to wisconsin to new york. which borrowed more than $42 billion from washington to cover their tapped unemployment funds. the taxes would take effect in 2014, and sources say they could generate up to $100 billion over a decade by collec
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2011 10:00pm EST
1950s? does it feel that way? well, it is a fact. president obama is still under attack for being a tax-and-spend liberal. and for redistributing the wealth in america. my commentary on that coming up. a congressman says federal judges should be put on the endangered species list and an alabama state senator talks about illegal immigration and tells republicans to empty the clip? okay. and the tea party town hall convenes in washington. just as a colorado republican calls it quits. he says, he's tired of the nuts. so am i. this is the story that has me fired up. tonight we lead it off just reminding you, don't ever let any republican lie to you about president obama. he is not a tax-and-spend liberal. income tax payments are at a 60-year low and conservatives won't give president obama an ounce of credit, any credit at all. see, they want to defeat him. the republicans have created a tax narrative around this president right from the beginning. >> he's hiding his real agenda of redistributing your hard earned money. >> the american people are asking the question, where are the jobs?
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2011 9:00am EST
leader since they took control. and digging in. the egyptian protest gets even bigger while the obama administration lays out its position in the clearest terms yet. and that's amore? silvio burr les cony must stand trial. it's wednesday, february 9th, 2011. good morning. >> i guess that was your italian accent. >> the best i could. i did -- when you had a day off. so french and italian, phony french and italian. >> you're a man of the world. at the top for us, leaders who lunch. president obama will sit down today for a private lunch with republican house leader boehner, cantor and mccarthy. this comes on the heels of a lunch with mcconnell last week. kelly o'donnell is msnbc capitol hill correspondent. so much to get to including that surprise vote, but let's start with this lunch. they're going to sit down, break bread, but it come ons the context of republican leader cantor being pretty critical of the president just recently. >> this is really an important step forward if either side is going to deliver on the idea of working together. the president has extended this invitation t
Univision
Feb 9, 2011 6:30pm EST
volvemos más adelante vamos a una pausa a la vuelta el presidente obama se reúneero un lídeero unrepublicanos. y la congresista daniele giffords habló esta mañana por primera vez luego de recibir un disparo en la cabeza volvemos. ei ( ♪ música ) >>> el presidente barack obama i o univlíderes republicanos de l cámaraciero de representantes trataron de buscar hoy estrategias comunes para generar empleosisionoticiero univisionoi gastos e impulsar el comercio lourdes desde washington nos dice de qué más hablaron el mandatario demócrata y líderes republicanos. cómo trabajar juntos para crear empleos y re saquitos vactivar dominó la reunión del presidente obama. y creemos para lograr esto necesitamos cortar los gastos y detener regulaciones innecesarias que impiden que los pequeños negocios contraten gente.univisnoticiero univisiono dijeron que esto es un apoyo coco r corea del sur, colombia y panamá. el portavoz de la casa blanca robert gibs dijo que están de acuerdo en controlar los gastos pero hay que proteger cientos programas pero hay muchos demócratas que pien
CBS
Feb 9, 2011 12:00pm EST
april. >>> president obama is having lunch with republicans today to discuss the economy and spending. this is the first g.o.p. lunch that the president has held since republicans took control of the house last month. joel brown has more. >> reporter: these men, the most powerful republicans in the house, have a lunch date with the most powerful man in the world. they'll sit down with president obama at the white house for a discussion expected to center around where the government plans to put its money. >> without a doubt, there will be -- i think heavy discussion on the economy and on spending. >> when we go down to see the president, i'm hopeful we have a frank conversation on how we're going to create jobs and cut the spending in washington. >> reporter: the division of power here on capitol hill means the president has to have republican support in order to get any of his agenda items turned into law. >> they're involved in the responsibility of governing and i think an exchange of ideas on the issues we face are important. >> when the g.o.p. took control of the house last month
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2011 2:00am EST
slate.com, thank you so much. tonight in our phone call survey i asked should president obama and congress raise taxes to balance the budget? 77% of you said yes. 23% of you said no. that's "the ed show." i'm ed schultz. thanks for watching tonight here in our new time slot. >>> right versus far right. let's play hardball. >> good evening, i'm chris matthews in boston. leading off tonight, fight on the right. for the first time in decades we're looking at a real split in the conservative movement. this time over foreign policy. on one side, bill crystal, support the democracy movement in egypt, see the gop as freedom party. tea party, beck and palin were pushing conspiracy theories involving collaboration by the two president bushes and president obama or all three in fact in a muslim world order. this weird fight is our gripping top story tonight. next, donald rumsfeld, former defense secretary has been promoting a book in which he says, contrary to the facts, it was president bush who first pushed fighting the war in iraq after 9/11 when it was, yes, mr. rumsfeld yourself, sir. plus you
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2011 5:30am EST
party. the provisions expire at the end of this month. >>> president obama is expected to host house republican leaders at the white house for a little lunch in what the administration says is an effort to improve cooperation across party lines. those attending include speaker john boehner, majority leader eric cantor and majority whip kevin mccarthy. mccarthy will be on "morning joe" later this morning, by the way. cantor will apparently head into today's meeting not pleased, let's put it that way, after the president's speech to the chamber of comments. said obama's remarks, this sort of quid pro quo, that if washington acts to whatever it is the president is proposing, whether it's reducing the corporate rates or whether it's passing trade bills, business owes it to the country to do x, y, z, i think, the government is missing its mark. >>> they'll have language to with hold funding now. they say they'll just withhold funding. cantor says i expect to see one way or the other the product coming out of the house to the speak to that and to preclude any funding to be used for that, t
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2011 6:00am EST
obama. that's what you're supposed to do. by the way, o'reilly, you know, that's what o'reilly does and obama knew what he was getting into. it would be much better to have that back and forth which worked well for barack obama, thank you very much. >> pat buchanan, norah o'donnell and jonathan capehart. there you go. >> it's stunning, though. bill maher, bill o'reilly's not a patriot? >> that's ridiculous. >> look at what bill maher said about george w. bush and dick cheney. they were body blows for eight straight years. >> look, you invite bill o'reilly for a q & a, you get bill o'reilly for a q & a. sam donaldson did the same thing when he interviewed presidents back in the 1980s. people would say, here comes sam. if you can't handle it, get out of the kitchen. >> the president did handle it. i think the president got the best of everybody on there and the millions and millions and millions of people watching saw a president when he was asked why do people hate you, saw him laugh. he brushed the question aside and this is good for him. this was a great performance for the president.
NBC
Feb 9, 2011 12:00pm EST
minutes, president obama will be meeting with republican leaders over lunch to talk about ways to tackle government spending. the debate on where to cut and how much is heating up. kate amara has more from washington. good afternoon. >> good afternoon. today, president obama system with his republican rivals from the house, one day after the commission -- the congress signed off on what would be the largest budget cuts in history. >> on the lunch menu, the economy with a side of spending. president obama posting top republicans, including john boehner and eric cantor. >> there will be heavy discussion on the economy and on spending. >> with the national debt at a staggering $14 trillion, the focus in washington is on fiscal restraint. >> people are angry about bridges to know where. >> republicans and democrats generally agree something needs to be done, but clashed over how much and what needs to be done. >> we need to replace the culture of spendthrift in washington with a culture of thrift. >> is really about shining a spotlight on specific spending items that do not make sense. >> fu
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2011 7:00pm EST
president obama or all three in fact in a muslim world order. this weird fight is our gripping top story tonight. next, donald rumsfeld, former defense secretary has been promoting a book in which he says, contrary to the facts, it was president bush who first pushed fighting the war in iraq after 9/11 when it was, yes, mr. rumsfeld yourself, sir. plus you want to know what's behind the sudden pressure to get jeb bush to run for president? hopelessness, less to do with bush himself than the republican field of next turners out there and second raters who pose a weak challenge to president obama next year. also, who would have thought the challenge to the health care bill would come from senate democrats? tonight the four moderates out there and some who may have more to say about killing, the key individual mandate in the bill than all the republicans put together. let me finish tonight with that big announcement in philly today that the country is going to actually build, really build, a fast national train system. let's start with the conservative split. first time i've seen one
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2011 3:00am EST
. >>> president obama's approval rating this week is 46%, exactly the same as president clinton and six points higher than president reagan at this time in their presidencies. president obama is now focused on the same issue they were at this point. jobs. >> i do have one quick scheduling announcement. >> the president's outreach mission continues. >> the president will host speaker boehner, majority leader can tore, for lunch here at the white house. >> the speaker finally rsvps yes, and they even agreed on the topic. >> they should be talking about jobs. >> we will get domestic spending to the lowest level as a share of gdp since eisenhower. >> republicans agree on the obama goal of creating jobs, and cutting spending, but how? >> spokesman for house speaker john boehner says quote, rather than doubling down on his job questioning agenda, the president should work with republicans to reduce economic uncertainty and create jobs. spending is what is going on. it is the source of problems. we have to grow the economy. >> they are not too receptive to this idea. >> but creating jobs is not what
CBS
Feb 9, 2011 4:00am EST
the morning's top stories. and kicking the habit. president obama gives up cigarettes for good. >>> sports sponsored by just for men, for mustache and beard. keep your edge. ñoÑñ this is my band ñoÑñfrom the 80's, looker. hair and mascara, a lethal combo. i'm jon haber of alto music. my business is all about getting music into people's hands. and the plum card from american express open helps me do that. you name it, i can buy it. and the savings that we get from the early pay discount has given us money to reinvest back into our business and help quadruple our floor space. how can the plum card's trade terms get your business booming? booming is putting more music in more people's hands. >>> on the "cbs morning news," here's a look at today's weather. sunshine, light winds, and cold temperatures will be around for the northeast. freezing temps will be on the move further in the texas region from the northern plains. and nice, sunny weather covers the west coast. >>> here's another look at this morning's top stories. anti-government protesters in egypt say they will not b
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2011 10:00am EST
controlled by the same party, they get more suspicious. very controversial, when obama's doing it. and perhaps it's something to be expected. perhaps even healthy. >> going to the white house is president obama will sign an extension, so i don't know. the democrats can't really use those, can they? >> i think they can. i think they overplayed their hand a little bit here. on their procedural change to require two-thirds majority. they could have put it up for the regular majority. so now, they feel they've given the democrats a little ammunition. >> what do you think now, pat, and what do you see it meaning going forward with these new tea party members? not just them, but the conservatives who are feeling energized by these new freshmen? >> they are constitutionalists and conservatives. we're about ten years out from 9/11 and their national concern is the national security state. they hold to the view that it's usually their own government that really intrudes upon liberty. they're being consistent with their values and beliefs and i think the republican party has to be aware that the
CBS
Feb 9, 2011 4:30am EST
. president obama gives up cigarettes for good. >>> sports sponsored by just for men, for mustache and beard. keep your edge. men, for mustache and beard. keep your edge. ,,,,,,,, >>> on the "cbs morning news," here's a look at today's weather. sunshine, light winds, and cold temperatures will be around for the northeast. freezing temps will be on the move further in the texas region from the northern plains. and nice, sunny weather covers the west coast. >>> here's another look at this morning's top stories. anti-government protesters in egypt say they will not back down on the demands that president hosni mubarak leave office immediately. but, the mubarak government warns the protests cannot go on forever. >>> and prosecutors in los angeles say they will file felony grand theft charges against lindsay lohan. police say lohan was being investigated for allegedly stealing a necklace from a jewelry store. >>> today first lady michelle obama marks the first anniversary of her "let's move" campaign. her signature campaign is aimed at ending childhood obesity through exercise and healthier
FOX News
Feb 9, 2011 6:00am EST
store does. >> it's mysterious. she'll be in court today. president obama is reaching across the aisle today inviting house republicans to lunch at the white house. molly henneberg is live in d.c. with the details. molly, what's happening with this? >> good morning. well, president obama will meet with senior advisors this morning and with secretary of state hillary clinton this afternoon. but in between that, he has a political power lunch, the president will host the top three republicans in the house of representatives. house speaker john boehner, majority leader eric cantor and majority whip kevin mccarthy. these two sides, the president and the house -- and the house republicans, you know, they frequently don't see eye to eye, for example, the house already has voted in a largely symbolic move to overturn the president's signature health care overhaul legislation and likely to take future steps to defund it. the white house gave a preview of this lunch meeting yesterday. here's more. >> i think that the president looks forward to discussing all issues foreign and domestic. o
FOX News
Feb 9, 2011 6:00pm EST
president obama will send a deal with south korea to congress soon but the republicans are not satisfied. mike emanuel tells us why. >> on capitol hill, the trade representative tried to sell lawmakers on administration commitment to free trade. ambassador ron kirk said they need adjustment. >> colombia and panama have begun to take important steps and we think it's a good signal but more remains to be done. the issues are different. in coalmost byia, there -- colombia, there is long-standing concerns. >> after lunch at the white house with the president, speaker boehner said the house is ready to move forward on free trade now. >> there is a lot of support for south korea. but also quite a bit of support for colombia and panama. it is clear there is an interest to move all three and the sooner the better. >> monday, president mentioned the korea free trade deal once ratified by congress would sustain 70,000 american jobs. >> that is the kind of deal i'll look for as we pursue trade agreements with panama and columbia and work to bring russia in the international trading system. >> today
CBS
Feb 9, 2011 4:00am PST
. president obama gives up cigarettes for good. >>> sports sponsored by just for men, for mustache and beard. keep your edge. men, for mustache and beard. keep your edge. schools are closing.. and.. how the decision is pitting neighbor against neighbor. plus.. should cops be armed with tasers? after several high profile shootings.. san francisco police.. consider a major change in policy. the rumors are swirling.. what we could learn today about the release of the i-pad 2. and.. how not getting enough sleep could give you a heart attack. join us for cbs 5 early edition ... beginning at 4:30. ,,,, >>> on the "cbs morning news," here's a look at today's weather. sunshine, light winds, and cold temperatures will be around for the northeast. freezing temps will be on the move further in the texas region from the northern plains. and nice, sunny weather covers the west coast. >>> here's another look at this morning's top stories. anti-government protesters in egypt say they will not back down on the demands that president hosni mubarak leave office immediately. but, the mubarak government w
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2011 5:00pm EST
." >>> leading off tonight, the big right-wing lie. no matter how many times president obama says his's a christian, there's no beating back the drumbeat from the right that he's a muslim. check it out from fox news, with a republican caucus voters in iowa. muslim. >> you do? >> yes. >> how would you believe that here? >> wow. >> wow, that's ten raised hands out of 25 republican caucus voters. 40%, they believe this nonsense apparently. these are the folks who picked the next gop presidential nominee. the iowa rep caucus attenders, religions and reality our top story tonight. it looks like he's crashed at a tea party event him celeste last night. the right wingers always talk about freedom and liberty, so why are they lining up behind the old guard in egypt and not the people in the streets? could they see freedom as their kind or their way? >>> and the return of the culture wars. some republican congressmen are stoking up the abortion fight. whatever happened to all that talk about creating jobs? finally tweeting his words, the painful lesson rick santorum just learned about criticizing
NBC
Feb 8, 2011 5:30pm PST
says president obama has quit, though not his day job. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> we're following a high stakes stand-off thousands of miles from where we are. here's what's going on. the crowds in the main square in cairo just got bigger again today. they say they will leave when president hosni mubarak leaves. the problem is, mubarak's new number two says the regime isn't going to end. mubarak isn't going anywhere for a while. and he said tonight egypt can't put up with these protests for a long time. at stake, control of egypt. the future of that country and both sides are well aware of that. again tonight we go first to our chief foreign correspondent richard engel in cairo. richard, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. this stand-off could be heading back to a confrontation. tonight the government put down a marker, it said it can't tolerate indefinite demonstration, but the protests are getting bigger. crowds in tahrir square swelled to hundreds of thousands again, the biggest in days. their demand remains unchanged.
NBC
Feb 9, 2011 6:00am PST
the center for constitutional rights. this could fall through because president obama recently signed an act that prohibits the u.s. from funding the relocation of cleared detainees. the peace and justice commission says that the moves would be solely funded by volunteers and donations. now the berkeley city council will vote on this resolution next tuesday, february 15. live in berkeley, marla tellez, today in the "bay area living." >> protesters are camped out in cairo's main square. we checked in the twitter feed of richard engle in kye red sox he says people are striking in an attempt to stop big industry. the strikes are at places, newspapers and hospitals. he says that friday could be a big day of protests. they have been protesting, now it seems it's changed. there are nuances. >> and we're talking about the google executive. he could cause headaches. >> we were checking the twitter feed on that. let's talk about this egyptian executive. we've seen him on the news several times, in fact, here is video of him on egyptian television talking about some of his struggles. one of the
FOX News
Feb 8, 2011 10:00pm EST
president obama said she is wrong. are they the ones who are wrong? nick, tell me what happened to these three boys who were gunned down? >> reporter: there was a shootout at a used car dealership in juarez, mexico just on other side of the boarder from el paso, texas. these boys were among the people that were killed there. shoot yous are happening everyday unfortunately in -- shootouts are happening everyday unfortunately in juarez. one thing to keep in mind this is an extremely violent city. many mexicans have been killed. last year 31,000 people, in juarez got killed in these sorts of incidents. >> greta: nick, were the three suspected to be part of some drug transact or totally innocent bystanders and caught in the crossfire at this dealership? >> reporter: they are investigating this case. the answer to that isn't known. one thing to keep in mind a lot of people are killed, sometimes by drug traffickers sometimes not. one sadly similar case happened last year around this time, there were a number of students, 15 of them, who were killed, young people who were at a party watching an
CBS
Feb 9, 2011 4:30am EST
obama said the president has quit smoking. >> but will he be able to continue being smoke-free? ines ferre has more. >> reporter: it is one decision that seems to have everybody on president obama's side. >> even though i'm a republican, go obama. >> i think it is great. >> after spending decades as a smoker, the president is no longer lighting up. his wife, michelle obama, revealed tuesday that her husband hasn't had a cigarette in almost a year. white house spokesman robert gibbs says the president was able to quit with the help of the first lady and aides who also stopped smoking. >> when somebody decides to quit smoking to try to overcome the physical addiction that they have, they do it not just because they want to but because others want them to. >> about 46 million americans smoke and brain research has shown nicotine is powerfully addictive. three out of four smokers who try to quit relapse within six months. even president obama admitted in 2009 to taking the occasional puff. >> have i fallen off the wagon sometimes in yes. am i daily smoker? a constant smoker? no. i
ABC
Feb 9, 2011 12:00pm EST
. -- >>> first lady michelle obama is striking the importance of balance. mrs. obama congratulated parents and children along with sports teams, businesses, and religious groups who have supported her mission to change america's eating habits. >> i came to this issue as a mom. we are busy. it is easy to go through the drive through. is harder to cope. it is harder to sell around the table with the family and eating a meal. >> mrs. obama did admit that the white house menu consisted of bratwurst, burgers, wings, and pizza. but the next day, it was back to vegetables and exercise. >>> a suit filed tuesday on behalf of fans accuses the nfl of breach of contract and fraud. hundreds of fans who bought super bowl tickets ended up with no seat at that game. some cowboys season ticket holders were told -- holders said they had folding chairs. >>> we are on storm watch today as we are looking at a chance of light snow. but our neighbors to the west and the south are dealing with a winter block. a large schloss -- a large swath of a nation, 23 states, are dealing with snow and bitter cold. s
ABC
Feb 9, 2011 4:30am EST
marks one year since first lady michelle obama kicked off the let's move anti obesity campaign. he will mark the anniversary with an appearance on "live! with regis and kelly at 9:00 on abc 7. she will talk about health and obesity during stops in jordan also later this afternoon. >>> the first lady and says that her husband has quit smoking. the president struggled with the tobacco addiction stretching back to his teenage years. mrs. obama says it has been almost a year since the president last smoked. she did not offer any more details about how he quit, but mr. obama has acknowledged chewing nicotine gum. >> good for him. >>> it is cold, 21 degrees. >>, a local museum tries to ban public breast-feeding and new mothers rally. public breast-feeding and new mothers rally. >>> wednesday morning, clear skies right now, calm wind overnight, dry air in place. perfect recipe for cold morning temperatures. first let's look at the satellite and looked at the clouds. you see the areas of? -- of gray? thicker clouds expected later today and a few snow flurries later this evening and into to
FOX News
Feb 9, 2011 9:00am EST
have to repeal president obama, we can do that and get a new president in that wants to get rid of the government takeover of health care, that will change. martha: she makes it sound sieveem. not so simple, though, her comments after the first nationwide tea party town hall meeting where she called for the end of big government and big spending. bill: keeping an eye on the markets, what a run we've had here, ahead of the opening bell, investors hoping to extend a seven-day streak of gains. wow. yesterday, dow closed up 71 points, well over 12,200. look at her go, huh? we'll see how the markets do, bottom of the hour, 9:30. martha: how about the weather? how about back to the weather for a moment? it just gets crazier out there, just with states like oklahoma and kansas at -- what states like oklahoma and kansas do not need. more snow is headed their way. they have had the most awful, icy conditions, accidents that we've seen over the past couple of weeks and now they're getting more of it. look at the radar, the midwest and parts of the south, already getting covered, oklahoma has
ABC
Feb 9, 2011 4:30am EST
obama has fought a long battle with cigarettes. and apparently, he's winning. the first lady says mr. obama has not smoked in nearly a year. but there's still no word on when that first anniversary is. mrs. obama said the president wants to be able to tell his daughters that he is not a smoker. >>> one of the army's most high-profile soldiers is calling it quits. medal of honor recipient, sal giunta, is leaving the military to attend college in colorado. giunta is the first living service member from the wars in afghanistan or iraq, to receive the nation's highest military honor. >>> well, as unlikely as it sounds, an immigration paperwork issue may be what ends the season of one of florida's best high school basketball teams. the team from miami's michael krop senior high was forced to forfeit all the games in which 19-year-old bryan delancy played. the problem, is that delancy came to the school three years ago from the bahamas. and the school never filed the right eligibility paperwork for him to play. an appeal is their last hope. >>> as for other hoops teams did in florida last
SFGTV
Feb 9, 2011 5:30am PST
transition of purpose but always a sense of community. two years ago, when president obama became president of the united states, he made his inaugural address and said, i want swift, bold action now. to address the needs of the american people. one week and one day after that speech, the house of representatives passed the recovery act. and then it became law in a matter of weeks after that. i tell you this because this was a bold, swift action that put resources out there to meet them at the natiothe imagination and, and san francisco has always been a leader in terms of posing a model that is worthy of national support. so because of his speech, our swift actions, but most of all, because of the sense of community that city officials in san francisco saw here, and because of the ongoing leadership of the tenderloin neighborhood development corp., people's lives will be changed. when you hear speeches and wonder what is that all about? president obama's speech is now being translated into a better life for many more people who live here or receive services here. the recovery act is very i
CNN
Feb 9, 2011 5:00pm EST
that were s surv surveyed. >>> the obama white house, meanwhile, is urging the egyptian government to do much, much more to satisfy the demands of protesters, and that includes lifting the state of emergency, expanding negotiations with opposition groups, and making major constitutional reforms. administration officials are defending the president's handling of the egypt crisis now, and in the leadup to the revolt. let's go to the whooite house, r correspondent dan lothian standing by. dan, lots of questions about whether or not the administration should have been more conclude in about the temperature, what's going on in the middle east. >> reporter: that's right. that's right, wolf. in fact, there's finger-pointing, especially up on capitol hill where some lawmakers are wondering whether or not the administration got from the intelligence community timely analysis, did they get anything, any information that something was lacking, but the white house says that they believe nothing could have predicted exactly what happened. president obama relies on his intelligence community to sni
CNN
Feb 8, 2011 7:00pm EST
square. and for the first time the protests spread to egypt's parliament building. the obama white house sent an urgent message too. vice president called his counterpart in egypt and i'm told the vice president of the united states complained that mubarak regime is not moving fast enough to implement democratic reforms. in a bit some important political news too but let's get state to the egypt political crisis. this man has a lot to do with giving a fresh jolt to the pro-democracy movement. why he is an executive helping the protesters organize online until his arrest two weeks ago. fresh from jail he was in tahrir square vowing to fight on. >> you have a voice in this country. this is not the time for conflicting ideas or factions or ideologies, this is the time for us to say one thing only, egypt is above all us. >> cnn's ben wedeman is out on the streets and you could see the new energy on the streets today. you were there. tell us about this remarkable day. >> reporter: yes, john, you could see the energy and see the numbers. i haven't seen numbers like this yet. we saw just as all
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2011 11:00pm EST
disempowering ngos? >> i think that the cutting of funds by the obama administration for democracy promotion was one aspect of what i referred to in my talk as they're turning away or running away from the bush freedom agenda. interestin point, i think, to realize that the general promotional liberal- democratic ideas and institutions has been a part of american national security policy from democratic and republican administrations for decades. president bush made it a particularly, highly-eliminated part of his -- highly- illuminated part of his policy, but it was not a radical departure from american foreign policy what was much more of a radical departure from traditional american foreign policy was what the obama administration did when it came in in cutting democracy-promotio funds and basically showing a lack of interest -- an affirmative lack of interest in democracy in russia or human rights and democratic considerations in russia, in china, in egypt, in saudi arabia, syria, and various other places where it had been an important part of the american agenda. the obama admi
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2011 2:00am EST
he says, "will the realistic response to obama b.p. to -- what other provisions will be in it, and will it include tort reform? " -- boat toward reform?" >> the president has said he is for tort reform. do not believe it. president obama, the personal injury lawyers. they talking to forms of -- they talked in terms of tort reform, and he cannot mean it in terms of continuing on as president of united states. they spend about $1 billion every few years. it is pretty hard for them to go against the unions, and that is something that has been very noticeable to me over the years, because about 40% of the unions are republican, and so all i can say is, you know, there is a real difference between democrats and republicans. there is no use kidding. i was a democrat of the way through byu, and you have to be a pretty strong democrat to make all of the way throat byu as a democrat, and realized, my gosh, these people are not be a. they can be very, very helpful from time to time, but i've got to tell you, the party is dominated by special interest groups that are the most liberal in our c
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2011 5:00am EST
.™ look." i'm lynn berry, and here are some of the top stories making news this morning. the obama administration has suspended some high-level contacts with pakistan and may downgrade the status of an upcoming meeting. they may pressure pakistan to release an american diplomat who's been detained since he killed two pakistanis last month. washington says he shot them in self-defense as they tried to rob him at gunpoint. >>> michelle obama says president obama has given up his smoking habit. later she'll be on the "today" show marking the first anniversary of her campaign to end child obesity. >>> this is dramatic video inside a bus showing the terrifying moments when the packed vehicle collided with a truck. 18 people were hurt in the crash, but officials say it's just incredible no one was killed. >>> and a new poll weighs in. what super power americans would love to have. topping the list are time travel, mind reading, flying came in third followed by the about to teleport and be investable. no jeddi hand trick. >>> the dow opens at 12,233 after gaining 71 points. the s&p inched
NBC
Feb 9, 2011 6:30pm EST
family today. up next after a break, why the obamas, like many other parents, have -- made one very popular place off limits for their two kids. i like to make my own investment decisions. excuse me, what is that? oh, i'm a fidelity customer. okay, but what does it do? well, it gets me the tools and research i need to help me make informed decisions. with fidelity, i can invest in stocks, bonds, all at a great price. wow. yeah, wow. ♪ [ male announcer ] fidelity investments. turn here. it's your fault. naturally blame the mucus. [ mucus ] try new advil congestion relief. it treats the real problem. reducing swelling due to nasal inflammation. new advil congestion relief. >>> the winner of our discontent continues tonight with texas, oklahoma, kansas, arkansas, right there in the middle of it. up to two feet of snow have fallen in the region today. parts of oklahoma have set all-time records for snowfall. temperatures are 25 degrees below normal. schools, airports, government offices, businesses all closed and blowing snow made driving absolutely impossible in some places. and reme
NBC
Feb 8, 2011 5:00pm PST
or third base. >>> still ahead, first lady michelle obama reveals something the president has not done. >>> also, the breakdown on bullying. details of a new study which questions what students are likely to pick on their peers. >>> junk food. now researchers say it could seriously affect a child's mind. >>> and the common procedure that some women may not need to have. >>> and plenty of sunshine and temperatures cooling about 20 to 30 degree frs ts e s those record highs right now, 61 in san jose, 60 in san mateo and 60 in san francisco. it's going to be cold tonight in the south and also the east bay. temperatures in the 30s. we'll also be talking about rain. that's in minutes. >>> the study finds that many women with early stage breast cancer do not have to undergo a painful procedure. surgeons have removed limpb nodes from patients to keep the cancer from spreading, but research finds this holds no advantage at all. the study claims that chemotherapy and radiation would wipe it out. >>> a new study finds that young kids who eat fatty foods appear to have lower iqs later in lif
CBS
Feb 9, 2011 4:30am PST
history. the "wall street journal" reports the obama administration could introduce several plans this week aimed at phasing out the two troubled agency. the federal government bailed both of them out back in 2008. >>> wall street this morning looking for eight straight up days when trading begins in two hours. here's ashley morrison with your moneywatch report. >>> reporter: asian markets saw profit-taking after china's central bank hiked interest traits. the nikkei lost a fraction and the hang seng was down more than 1%. ben bernanke testifies on capitol hill today. on tuesday stocks finished higher for the 7th straight session. the dow jumped another 71 points while the nasdaq tacked on 13. shares of toyota jumped 4% after a government investigation found no electronic flaws were to blame for reports of sudden unintended acceleration in its vehicles. the transportation department says the acceleration issues were caused by mechanical problems fixed by previous recalls. nasa engineers examined 280,000 lines of software code during the investigation. >>> more than a quarter of u.s. ho
NBC
Feb 9, 2011 5:00pm EST
virginia is up for grabs. going for obama in 2008. then gop mcdonald the following election. in arlington, news4. >>> senator webb is a decorated marine who served in vietnam. he was secretary of the navy under president ronald reagan. he was also a best selling author. >>> in egypt today, thousands continued to gather in cairo's main square. protesters blocked the path to parliament. the expanded protest followed a warning from egypt's vice president that the demonstrations would not be tolerated much longer. mean while they increased security along the road to the palace. protest leaders plan to march on the palace this friday. >>> still to come, lindsay lohan facing a felony because of a necklace. is she headed back to jail? >> she's in court. we'll have the latest after the break. >>> also, a feisty older lady gives robbers a run for their money. >>> more pain at the pump. could you be paying much more for gas if maryland lawmakers get their way? >>> i'm liz crenshaw. the tricks of the trade for valentines brunch. >>> news4 at 5:00 -- >> is just getting started. [ male annou
FOX News
Feb 9, 2011 12:00am EST
? you did write about barack obama once he assumed the responsibilities of being commander in chief in 2009 he found making policy was much different from making speeches. were you referring to guantanamo and his promise he would close it. >> during the campaign he and his opponent both were critical of the bush administration. now president, but candidate obama was critical of guantanamo. he was critical of indefinite detention for unlawful combatants. critical of military commissions. here we are two plus years later, all of those things are there. not because anyone winds this -- wants them to be there but they were the best solutions. the structure that president bush and his administration put in place, it seems to me, is today accepted as a good structure. as things that were needed. not things we wanted. given the fay turf terrorism in the world, thing -- given the nature of terrorism in the world, things that were needed. >> sean: coming up, hiszrhfz 193 meeting, one of the few to sit and meet with saddam hussein. also the very personal side of the secretary. also, leading the
CBS
Feb 9, 2011 6:00am EST
appearance. what did he have to say for himself? that's ahead. >>> president obama kicks the smoking habit for good. we'll have the story coming up. >>> good morning, i'm kelly mcpherson. first, the police find ten tons of illegally captured fish, now the net is the size of ten football fields. >>> i'm kristy breslin in traffic traffic -- in traffic control. the main lines are running well, but we have one accident. >>> lucy lawless is joining us, talking about "spartacus." ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it's 6:29, the sky's brightening -- brightening in the east. it's 17 degrees on tv hill. marty's in the first warning weather. >> how cold is 17? it's six below normal. we'll get to 34 at lunch and on the way to a high of maybe 35. back into the upper 20s and cloudy skies throughout the day. what's happening on the way to work and school? here's kristy breslin. >>> we have an accident in carroll county. that's baltimore and emery road. if you're traveling on the beltway, we have a minor slowdown. harrisburg expressway is moving at full speed. 67miles per hour at mt. carmel road. no problems
WHUT
Feb 9, 2011 6:30pm EST
in the coming years. >> there was an effort launched by president obama last year, and it is already floundering. united states says a deal between israel and palestinians is essential to achieving peace in the region, but the deputy foreign minister is not so sure. >> the palestinian problem is not central to the stability in the middle east. president obama -- >> president obama and the european union would disagree with that. >> i am sorry. we respectfully disagree. we are allies and friends, but we have to look at the facts. >> how the events in egypt may react -- affect the palestinian-israel situation. we need to get a deal before it is too late. others say it is hard to make progress when there are so many uncertainties in the region. bbc news, jerusalem. >> this was to be the day of the summing up in the hague of the defense lawyers for charles taylor, but they have been adjourned until friday, as mr. taylor and his lawyer failed to turn up. mr. taylor is accused of fuelling the civil war in sierra leone in the 1990's and is charged with 11 counts of war crimes. peter
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